SQUARE ENIX® and Insight Editions are revealing The Ultimate FINAL FANTASY® XIV Cookbook, giving fans around the world a chance to experience the gastronomical delights Hydaelyn has to offer.


Releasing 9th November, the 192-page cookbook provides an opportunity to recreate and experience the rich culinary landscape of FINAL FANTASY XIV Online. Featuring favorite flavors from across Hydaelyn and Norvrandt with easy-to-follow instructions, this tome provides numerous tips on how to make the most of the ingredients involved. Includes recipes such as the Farmer’s Breakfast, Knight’s Bread of Coerthas, and La Noscea’s Rolanberry Cheesecake.

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ — Liz Horvath, a downtown Lambertville resident, created a business with her sister in 2017 to celebrate the abundance of great local eats: Sister Cities Food & Shop Tours. Then, when business cooled off during the pandemic, Horvath collaborated with other food tour owners statewide to launch a coalition called the New Jersey Food Tour Trail.

She met her collaborators through Beyond The Plate Food Tours’ owner Alessia Aron, who runs tours in Jersey City, Red Bank, and Somerville. Rather than compete, they decided to support one another.

“We became instant friends and sounding boards for each other,

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Ask any Puerto Rican what island life has been like over the past year and a response you might get is that Puerto Rico always bounces back. “We Puerto Ricans are known for our tenacity,” says Nicole Olmeda, a Puerto Rico native and communication coordinator at Discover Puerto Rico. “No matter what is thrown our way, we know how to handle it and move forward.” This sentiment is something many visitors can feel, now more than ever—in the arts, through budding mural projects like Yaucromatic, in entrepreneurship, with collaborative efforts like Brands of Puerto Rico designed to band local

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Erie may not often be thought of as a dining destination, but local entrepreneur Kelly Karns has taken a culinary blowtorch to that narrative with her popular Erie Food Tours, now in their sixth season. As summer activity heats up to a spirited flambé, residents can experience some of the best food and drink the area has to offer one of three ways — the Downtown Erie Food Tour, the North East Food Tour, and/or the Happy-Appy Food Tour. 

Regardless, Karns and her team of gourmand guides have been starving for another chance to serve you after 2020

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Aman Resorts and Remote Landsan ultra-luxe and intrepid Asia travel designer, have collaborated to create a nine-night culinary-focussed trip to Japan between May 15-24, 2022.

The tour will be limited to a group of 16 people, who will explore the “Land of the Rising Sun” by high-speed Shinkansen bullet train, chartered helicopter and private car, and stay in a trio of Aman Resorts – Aman Tokyo, Amanemu and Aman Kyoto – while visiting Tokyo, Yamanashi, Nagoya, Shima, Osaka and Kyoto.

Among the culinary highlights, guests can enjoy unique private dining experiences, including 

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Recipe: Smoked country-style pork ribs

The size and marbling of these make it a perfect meat for beginners on the smoker grill. Try to find the more-red-than-pink ribs that are all a similar size, on the heftier side works best, with or without bones. Trim any fat caps that are thicker than a quarter inch; they won’t render well on this relatively short smoke.

Let the ribs sit out of the fridge a bit while you preheat your grill. Add a water pan to the smoker to keep the temperature more consistent and help keep the meat from drying out.

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